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Beth and Chrissi do Kid-Lit 2014 - SEPTEMBER READ - Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

What’s it all about?:

John, Susan, Titty and Roger sail their boat, Swallow, to a deserted Island for a sumer camping trip. Exploring and playing sailors is an adventure in itself but the island holds more excitement in store. 589 more words

Book Reviews

Beth and Chrissi Do Kid-Lit: Swallows and Amazons

How did I get it?:
I borrowed it from Beth!


The Walker children – also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship’s Boy Roger – set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island. 339 more words

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Mine's a ginger beer

It’s Saturday and we’re taking a break from the world of showbiz and music for this weekends leisure interest related post. I’m not what you would call a discerning reader – mostly, I rattle through the usual blokeish mix of murder and gung-ho adventure stories which often seem to involve a chap called Jack Reacher. 670 more words

Gender Identity

Daily Spitpaint - "Child of the Lake"

Daily Spitpaint 30 minute drawing under the topic “Child of the Lake” … I guess I adapted it to “Children” of the Lake as I wanted to draw a Swallows and Amazons inspired image. 34 more words


The Ruskin Museum

Due to the imminent arrival of the remnants of “Hurricane Bertha” which was sweeping north across the British Isles it was a rainy afternoon on the second full day of our holiday in the Lakes. 607 more words

Museum Visit